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SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2011 1:00pm PDT
also use the bicycle. still a great share. and we have two cities that are top of our bike use. the city of gronig and the city of shola. over 50 october of of all trips daily made by bike. and for regional use of the bicycle. got some figures compared to a car. then you can see that schoolchildren use the bicycle very frequently for education. and still businessmen use the car a lot. and social recreational reasons. a reason for using the bike and shopping. we like to go shopping on our bikes. come to that later. and when it comes to gender. who's using the bicycle. i'm told that the netherlands is very typical on this. we have more women on bikes then -- than men. and the most intense users are girls from the age of 12 to 18 and that's easy to explain because i once was a girl of that age and to me, mabika was my ticket to freedom. i didn't want my mom and dad bringing me by car somewhere and then say well, i'll pick you up at 6:00. i go on my bike and i'll try to make it at 6:00. most of the time i was there. 6:30. and then later you can see at all ages, women still use the bicyc
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2011 12:30pm PDT
. it's great to see such a great crowd here for what for us is an extremely important event. my name is ed reiskin. i'm the transportation director here in san francisco and very pleased to welcome you all here this morning for what we expect will be a very lively and productive couple of days here in san francisco. the san francisco m.t.a. is the agency that's charged with implementing the city's transit first policy, which is about getting people out of their cars and into more sustainable modes of transportation, such as bikes, such as walking and transit in our great muni system. as someone who myself gets around the city often by bike, and i do that by choice, but more importantly, i'm given the charge of our agency to get folks out oaf their cars. i can't tell you how exciting it is for me to think all of the brain power and enthusiasm for cycling that's in this room are going to spend the next two days working with us to help us figure out how we can do every -- even better. although we've done a lot in terms of bicycling and increasing the mode of bicycling as a transportation o
TLN
Oct 28, 2011 7:30pm PDT
people. they wanted to kill us. if we don't defend ourselves, who will? >> before the u.s.-led invasion, there were one million christians in iraq, they were free to build churches. a report in 2009, the null number dropped. >> tom doyle, recently gary lane spoke with him by skype about the future of the church there. >> reporter, tom, thanks for joining us. we know you are in contact with church leaders in iraq. how do they view this pullout? >> they have mixed feelings. they have been attached to the west yet on the other hand, they don't feel their country is strong enough. i think generally, believers in iraq are nervous. that is sad because 80 percent of them have left iraq at this point. so i think, i think they have mixed feelings. >> what are the greatest risks to them? >> right now, you have terrorists groups that have dedicated themselves to ridding iraq of christians. that is the biggest target. i think the government will be lax, some what like egypt. and christians will have to fight off some of these terrorist groups that have vowed to get rid of christians in iraq. >> ten
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
yet an important one and i think all of us, it's testament to the men that tony and vince were that vuso many people coming out once again to support one another and first and foremost, to support the valario and the perez family. this is a very special day because it is another illustration of just how special vince and tony were to all of us and how they will live on in our hearts and our minds and also in san francisco fire department's history because they gave their lives in their duties. thank you so much for everyone that's in attendance. we have uniformed members of this department. we have many of the civilian members of this department. all of us hear your pain and grieve with you and continue to grieve with you and you have my commitment that we will continue to be here with you as a family. not as replacements for tony and vince, but as supporters. and those of you that will continue to always contact you and reach out to you and i want you to know that you have a family in all of the members of the san francisco fire department. today we're joined by several people. i'd
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 10:00am PDT
years. thank you also for this honor. this is wonderful for us. it will only make us work harder. thank you very much. [applause] president chiu: that concludes our presentations for today. before we close the ceremony, i would like to acknowledge the folks who have help from the city. paula jones from our department of public health has been our director of food assistance. she has worked to make sure we have restaurants that are working as well to promote our public health as possible. i also want to see if we have luke o'brien, president of the small business commission. would you like to say a few words on behalf of the commission? commissioner o"brien: >> good afternoon, supervisors. far be it for me to be biased in any way to all of the businesses today, but i would have to follow up supervisor campos's recognition. i happened to totally by accident take my wife, who is of thai origin and has discerning taste buds, as difficult to please as anybody i know, to there, because we happened to be in the neighborhood. when she walked out of there, she had a grin from ear to ear,
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 8:30am PDT
supportive city and not use force to prevent the demonstration from continuing. this resolution i am sending to the city operations and neighborhood services committee, which i am the chair of. hopefully, we can have a special meeting on monday and have it come back to the full board. i think time is of the essence. i am concerned that the police could be moving against the demonstrations this evening. there needs to be concerned from the people who are demonstrating right now that that is going to happen. what it comes down to, we are talking about people's peaceful assembly and the right to free speech. in this case, the right to free speech and assembly seem to be one in the same period that is what the movement is about. a demonstration to call for a better world, one that takes into account people over corporations and flipping the current paradigm that we live under now. that will be my last item for introduction. >> thank you. seeing no other names on the roster, that concludes roll-call for introduction. supervisor chiu: thank you. why don't we go to general public comment? >> the ne
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
stepping down. christin ayers shows us the celebrity who drew boos with the mere mention of the mayor's name. >> reporter: and dana, that celebrity is filmmaker michael moore. he was out here speaking to this crowd which has swelled to hundreds in the past couple of hours. this group is on their nightly general assembly meeting and planning a general strike next week against banks and other corporations. >> reporter: the crowd of provide testers swelled friday as michael moore took center stage in support of a movement that took on a life of its own. at the mere mention of jean quan's name. >> i sent her an email asking if we could speak. >> boo! >> police departments and police unions across the country supporting the "occupy" movement in their towns. albany, new york a beautiful example. the governor told them to remove the people and the police said, we don't consider that part of police work. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the mayor was in this press conference within earshot of the crowd explaining why she suddenly flip-flopped this week backing down from the crackdown that s
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 10:30am PDT
include the use of backup batteries to provide power to the facility in the event of power failure. these types of batteries present safety hazards that make the facilities undesirable and in controllable with a hospital setting. including in your packet is the data sheet for the kind of batteries used at these sites in san francisco. fire and explosion hazard data. unusual fire hazards. hydrogen and oxygen gases are produced during normal battery operation. this supports combustion. these gases into the air through the vent. to avoid a chance of fire or explosion, keep sources of ignition away from the batteries. also are operating instructions , from another manufacturer of backup batteries. these contain similar safety warnings that continued does continue safety warnings. this is not the type of equipment that we desire in our neighborhood. please vote to deny the permit for this location this week. thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i would like to talk briefly about one fundamental fact about all telephone networks during times of natural disasters and others emergenc
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 5:00am PDT
public entities use their public dollars in a way that will help stimulate the local economy, and greater accountability for our financial institutions? that was the purpose of asking for the report from the legislative analyst. with the feeling out in the street, occupy wall street, occupy sf, oakland, all the other cities around the country where this is going on, we do not feel like we have been bailed out. main street has not had its bailout. fillmore has not had its bailout. mission street had not had its bailout. how can we create the conditions to support small property owners and local business owners here in san francisco with public dollars? in the southern part of san francisco, including my district, district 10, to some extent, district 4, we have high rates of foreclosures. last week i saw a map for a look at the number of foreclosures and it was densely populated in the southern part of the city. that was something that alarmed me. when we say all these defaults and foreclosures, these are household that are losing wealth. especially for working-class and middle-cla
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2011 3:00pm PDT
principal and interest on these bonds. the bond funds would be used to repair and replace major building systems including electrical, heating wat, water, security, and fire sprinklers. remove hazardous materials. improve accessibility for people with disabilities. make necessary seismic upgrades. replace permanent structures and perform other work necessary to apply closure -- codes and regulation . they can't pay for teachers and administrative salaries or operative expenditures. >> hi, my name is melissa griffen. and a member of the league of women voters of san francisco. >> proposition b authoress the city to authorized to hundred $48 million in bonds to improved street structures such as bridges. this would come with an increasing property tax, if needed, to pay for those improvements. the city is responsible for maintaining about 850 miles of streets. a study shows about half of the streets any major repairs. the city can only use this bond money to pay for and repairs city streets. it will improve lighting, sidewalk extensions, trees, and landscaping. renovation programs
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2011 2:30am PDT
, i would have to say benefits us the most. >> they promise the same service atmore affordable services. before he opens a single door, he wants to know about his potential clients. >> i have to study the demographics for expansion. i have to do it the old fashioned way. i have to be in the area presently and looking for sights myself and getting the feel of the area. studying what's important. are there schools around there. are there banks. are there, in some areas community centers. >> they aren't the only things he wants to know, either. >> we look at the population family, how many in an average household. are people working in the area. >> he talks with local real estate agents and investors. >> i actually sit in the parking lot and i do that on usually every day of the week now. i look at what would somebody be like? is it a busy center. we drive the area. we look at a five-mile radius of the location to look for key sights. >> once the new space has been picked, he'll fall back on his experience at bernards to start the marketing. he's known for making special offers th
SFGTV
Oct 28, 2011 11:30pm PDT
maintenance is important. that part would go into the fund and could be used for maintenance and fine for using it for the dome and is beautiful and was a good use and unfortunately stiement san francisco does a good job of building and a poor job of maintaining. it is important for things that we have with our classic buildings and classic works of art that they be maintained and that may be a perfectly good use of those funds. the specific use of a specific nonprofit to utilize the funds and a little bit of caution on that. we have to have a lot of oversight to make sure it's certainly not that it isn't a very beneficial use putting an elevator in for accessibility and various other things and we are not getting art produced out of the funds. we're getting some other things. and that would have to be a supervisory to make sure it is exactly what we are, and the art commission review, again, that is something that would be up to the art commission i think as to how do they feel about that. i think there should be some review to the art and oz to the appropriateness. and i have certainly,
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 11:30am PDT
far away. this is over 1,000 feet away from the street. it is important for us to have capacity right now. families need to stay in contact with children and grandchildren. we are unable to get a good signal. service is going to be terrible. we need to add more antennas. the city health department has reviewed them. please approve this project. thank you. >> good afternoon, supervisors. everybody has a cell phone. the younger generation -- everyone has one. everyone carries one for the internet. i would say it is really important. the radiation is very, very low. [unintelligible] thank you. president chiu: next speaker. >> my name is nathan williams. i am a local resident. i support the antennas. i use my cell phone a lot in business and school. not only are they safe by federal standards, but that are vital for medical personnel to use to communicate in emergencies. the police station across the street will tell you the good connections are important for public safety. i experienced crop calls a lot. it causes problems when i am talking to prospective clients. anytime we call someone
PBS
Oct 29, 2011 4:00pm PDT
text etiquette, most of us are in uncharted territory. tyler joins us now to talk about the dos and don'ts of texting. tyler? >> one sec, mwanzaa. i'm wrapping up this text. was that rude? most teens, in a recent survey, say "yes," yet for some reason, we still do it. when is the wrong time to send a text message? >> obviously, like, if you're in class. >> like, at the movies. >> way late in the evening, like, waking somebody up. >> when you're in the car. >> probably dinner, 'cause my mom, like, hates me when i, like, start texting and, like, she's trying to talk to me. >> okay, we know it's wrong to text at school, dinner, or when talking with a friend, but have you ever done it? >> yes. >> yes. >> yes. >> yes, but i've never sent a text at school. >> margaret sullivan is with text plus, a mobile app that's very interested in texting trends. so, it did a survey and found that the average teen sends 100 texts a day. that's about 3,000 texts a month. here's what else the survey found. >> 75% of texters say that it's rude to talk and text at the same time -- to text in the middle of
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 11:00am PDT
limited and disfavored pipes. this type is called a publicly used structure. it is the most highly preferred site for the city of san francisco. public facilities are most favored, in that they occur in every neighborhood and the appearance is typically institutional or infrastructure in nature, which is most compatible with these installations. under the adopted city policy, this site is exactly where we have told providers they should be locating. third, let us discuss the process. the planning commission and the department had a lot of guidance on revoking -- reviewing wireless facilities. in 1996, the board of supervisors passed a resolution on where we should locate these facilities. it emphasized that these should be the city's top preference for these facilities. the board said specifically these are most compatible and is likely to be visually destructive. the board resolution did seek clarification on some of the lower preference sites. in response, the planning commission revised the guidelines in august 1996, and updated them again in 2003. the guidelines contained not o
SFGTV
Oct 28, 2011 7:00pm PDT
disappointment in their lives. we will work on the data to release it. you can go at it and help us to resolve one of the biggest problems we have, that is sparking any towaway zone. can you help us to do that? [applause] all right. by insuring the san francisco business policies encourage job growth, and by staying at the forefront of ideas like open government, i am confident that our city will continue to be the place where entrepreneurs, innovators flock to us as a place where you want to start your business, stay, and grow. i want you to know that we want you here to start a mistake, and grow. thank you for holding the summit. we appreciate your presence. stay here and keep growing with us. [applause] >> i am really looking forward to getting a text when i am about to get a ticket. i get a lot of tickets. step back here and we can take care of that. [laughter] thank you very much. >> good morning. i am proud employee of the department of veteran affairs. i have worked at the va for 23 years. i have been working with homeless veterans for 21 of those years. [applause] my title now is coord
NBC
Oct 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT
that debit card fee for customers who use direct deposit on their paycheck, who use a bank of america credit card and also who maintain a minimum balance. no word on what that minimum balance might be. in the past it's been thousands of dollars. for a quick sampling of public opinion about those debit card fees look no further than youtube. >> i have a bone to pick with bank of america. >> pay off whatever checks you have and withdraw all of your money. >> bank wars! >> reporter: while bank of america, sun trust and regions financial are sticking with their plans to charge customers a monthly fee for debit card purchases, some of their biggest competitors have decided not to go along including u.s. bancorp., pnc, citigroup, and key bank. and chase says it's abandoning its debit card fee plans. >> this was a netflix moment for bank customers. they have been hearing about one new fee after another and this one was the one that tipped them over the edge. >> reporter: experts warn, look out for so-called stealth fees for receiving a paper statement, fees for using a teller, fees for not u
FOX News
Oct 28, 2011 7:00pm PDT
all the time for being with us. greta is next. >>> people are mad at the economy, right place to focus is washington because they are destroyer of jobs in to. >> together we can ignite this economy, there is the 999 plan. this is called the zero, zero, zero plan. >> we need to turn the economy around. no matter who the person is we have to have someone that we can believe in. >> once we were wealthy country, middle-class was strong. today middle-class is weak. it's getting weaker. the poor are in more numbers, rich are getting richer and productivity has left us. >> the president was to turn around the economy, now over a thousand days later he is still talking about a stimulus man. bee looked at the first stimulus, did it work? >> no! >> to cut taxes and spending. balance the federal budget and grow our economy and jobs. >> our biggest domestic problem is the economy which is on life support. >> we've learned some important lessons, this economy has spun out of control. we have hard decisions to make. we're not going to be able to bring our people together in america until we fi
CNN
Oct 29, 2011 1:00pm PDT
earlier told us all the fatalities were american. one canadian troop was killed as well. nick payton walsh is in kabul. >> reporter: a suicide bomber trieding a vehicle laden with explosives ran into a nato convoy dead nating this device and hitting an armored bus. there are eight civilian personnel and five military. their nationalities, not clear. a u.s. official saying earlier on they were all 13 of them americans. but it now transpired one of them, according to the canadian military, was a canadian soldier. so this is a fluid situation, testament to the sheer scale of the blast here, an enormous amount of explosive required to penetrate the armor of these huge buses used to ferry nato personnel between hostile areas. this is one of a number of instances during the day. another blast, a suicide bomber, age 25, we understand from afghan officials, detonating a device hidden under her burqa in the province of kunar. and another explosive in the area of kandahar. two were killed. an afghan commander told us both were australian, some that's not confirmed at this time. we could be see
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2011 6:30pm PDT
united states to investigate american history and contemporary culture. it is using a traveling road show as inspiration. she will sit down and talk with residents in search of stories and experiences that reveals exactly what makes us americans. >> beautiful possibility is a traveling research project that i will take on a five-month journey across the united states and lower canada. i document this tore on a map that i painted for the project and also from previous projects called the road map to lost america. on the map i have taken all of the contemporary borders off the map and replaced them with native territories, and then overlaid it with contemporary highways. i have scheduled venue stops at different areas along the tour, from california to south dakota, that will serve as headquarters for my local research. when i was researching the traveling medicine show, i came across this. they had put out an elixir, and it referred to the elements that came out because of the high stress, high-pressure life, mostly because of the industrial revolution. anyway, i was fascinated by the
FOX News
Oct 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
the stuff. i won emmies for it. this machine used chemical sprays to make people feel younger. like this one, this says erase wrinkles. >> or could you buy this device. >> it's an ugly facial thing. >> the consumers fall for the tricks all the time. what are the new ones and what should be done about them. that is our show tonight. >> john: as you saw i built my career exposed scams and products that don't work as advertised. here is another example. >> with summer coming. this ad caught my eye. the world's smallest air conditioner. >> we tried it out in the smallest room we could find. we ran the air conditioner for half an hour and watched. it went up two degrees. >> i was young once and i did that reporting for some 20 years. then i finally realized who really rips people off for more money than business ever does? government. so i changed to focus of my reporting. another reporter took over my old consumer beat. now, he works for the fox station in new york and he has a popular segment called shame, shame, shame. here is a wonderful clip of i am picking on martha stewart. >> i c
SFGTV
Oct 28, 2011 9:00pm PDT
of city planning. one of the things that that grant helped us to provide was independent professional facilitation for these meetings. it was done by the community outreach program. not only did the community outreach program provide independent this occasion for these meetings, they also helped to design the meetings themselves so that they ensure the greatest level of public engagement possible, given the short time that we can actually ask the committee to participate in those meetings. so there were broken in to break out groups, and there were over of presentations and summaries, exit interviews were done. i know the commission has been looking at meaningful ways of public engagement. we had a presentation not long ago from staff about the ongoing research the department is doing on public engagement. i wanted to share that idea and how we went through that process in japantown as a result of the committee's review of the better neighborhoods plan. the organizing committee is set up to ratify or men committee recommendations. so each of the committees, when they have
SFGTV
Oct 28, 2011 9:30pm PDT
realm area, greg johnson, diane onizuka, paul, and rose. in the land use build forum, you already met karen, and her sidekick is not here today, could not make it. the committee heritage, paul, in, and brian, who is filling in for paul, who is on medical leave. number two, paul mentioned it earlier, but i want to echo this. thank you to the friends of city planning for the grant. the reviews and ratings by the attendees clearly show that it was a very beneficial, particularly well-received and productive. also, you know, we know that japantown is a very desirable and active real-estate market. we know there will be change. and we know that this plan is important to the community that wants to continue to have a voice in that change. i am confident we can synthesize the community's views and unite the community to get this done. over the last four years, -- two years, although the draft plan has been substantially revised -- it feels like four years, excuse me. the original four overarching goal setter in your memo did get confirmed, and there was a unifying theme that the goal of the
KRON
Oct 28, 2011 11:00pm PDT
debt and we are taking you into the pacific ocean, focusing on a growing problem that affects us all, the great pacific garbage patch. >>> live, this is kron 4 news at 11:00. >>> developing at this hour we are learning a small group of occupy protesters tweeted they are planning to march together night. tonight, the crowd remains at frank ogawa plaza and the protesters are talking about their next move. kron 4's da lin is live with our update. >> reporter: after tuesday's crack down looks like the city will leave the protesters alone and let them stay here at frank ogawa plaza, you can see that there are several hundred people here, camping out or coming out to support the protesters and the city has not indicated they will leave them alone or remove them in the near future. >> reporter: after protesters screamed at her thursday night, jean quan still wants to talk to them. >> we stand ready to talk to them. >> reporter: the mayor didn't think it would lead to such a violent clash. >> i apologize because people were hurt. when we planned the action, which went more smoothly, we were
FOX News
Oct 29, 2011 4:00pm PDT
the emotion that they felt. >> i was hoping it would be a healing process for all of us, and it was. >> now, the show goes on. >> a car bomb explodes in afghanistan, and the aftermath is chilling. our top military officials calling it the deadliest single ground attack in that nation's capital since the war began. 12 americans among the deadment the taliban claiming responsibility. and this is war so the video you're about to see will be tough to watch. bodies and debris in the streets of kabul after a militant fighter drove a van right into an n.a.t.o. convoy, packed with 1500 pounds of explosives. an armored bus hit bursting into a wall of flame and first responders driving straight into the chaos to help and an n.a.t.o. helicopter setting down, airlifting survivors from the fiery scene. in addition to the american soldiers and n.a.t.o. civilians killed, three afghan civilians and one police officer also killed in the attack according to the afghan interior ministry and our connor powell streaming live from kabul with the latest on this, connor? >> the u.s. military commanders her
CNN
Oct 29, 2011 3:00pm EDT
of these people tell us they are prepared to spend the night. others were kind of on the fence. >> yeah. >> reporter: in telling us what their plans were for the evening. >> wonder quickly, susan, have you seen anyone actually pack up their things and leave yet? >> caller: nope. not yet. not yet. as you can see it's getting worse. this stuff is going sideways. >> die-hard. die-hard there in lower manhattan. thanks so much, susan candiotti. so this rare halloween weekend snow in the northeast is impacting more than just new yorkers. we have storm team coverage with meteorologist jacqui jeras in the cnn "weather center" and we got chad myers in the field in his own with severe weather center in york, pennsylvania. let's begin with you chad. amazing accumulation since the last time you and i spoke an hour ago. >> reporter: i know. no question. we pick up at least two inches in one hour without a question. we travel a lot for cnn but i usually travel for hurricanes. this is the first time because i vacation in warm spots, this is the first time i ever had a snow brush in my rental
PBS
Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, english teacher living in thailand 12 years. he joins us on the line from near the capital bangkok. jamie, thank you for talking to us. start off by telling us a bit about where you are and how floodwaters are affecting you. >> i'm on the border between bangkok and monte burre and the flooding is about knee-deep and it's very, very dirty. >> you live there with your family and they've left, i believe. >> that's right. my wife and daughters have gone out of town. i'm upstairs. downstairs it's not too wet inside but outside is very bad. >> and just describe what this water is like. >> very, very dark. green, brown. lots of debris in there and i'm sure horrible animals as well. >> roads have been jammed with residents leaving the city. has there been a sense of pan snick >> not panic so much but a lot of people said this would be coming for two, three weeks now and i was not one of them. so about 90% of the people in my area have gone. >> and you say you live in a housing estate there. how are your neighbors or people around you coping? >> well, most of the neighbors in estate and gon
NBC
Oct 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
news update. we'll have more on your weather, too. join us for a full >>> good morning. here it comes. the first nor'easter of the season is taking aim, bringing snow, rain and high winds from virginia to maine. the powerful system could impact 60 million people with some areas expected to get more than a foot of snow. >>> new twist in the search for 10-month-old lisa irwin. the parents scheduled a police interview with the baby's missing brothers and one of the lawyers for the family stops working on the case. >>> and bright lights, our holiday extravaganza kicks off. amy and i look for things that go bump in the night. what did we encoter? we'll tell you this coming what did we encoter? we'll tell you this coming saturday, october 29th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. boo. >> and i'm amy robach. didn't work. we felt at moments maybe we weren't alone in that prison. it was dark, it was creepy. i heard things. >> it was one of those what were we thinking things going into this da
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2011 2:30am PDT
little about this right now. i will be back. >> all right. our next scene is going to move us from story telling that took place during the hindu temples and india into the mogel time in india this come from hindu and western cultures brought together. when the mogels came from persia to north india they saw the story telling and thought it was a beautiful art form. they were not engaged with the story but saw the beauty in the footwork and hand movement. they brought the dancers into their courts. they were a form of entertainment. so, i want you to put your imagination caps on. we will go from the forest into a beautiful mogel palace. there are velvet carpets and peacocks walking around. there are beautiful paintings and everyone all of you, the audience have come to enjoy the court and the king sits on his thrown in the corner twirling his mustache and he called for his dancers and they come to the room. you are here to be entertained by them. this is called taught. taught is a highly stylized tuning of the mind and body together. you will see very fast turns ending in sharp sta
ABC
Oct 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
abcnews.com/2020. i'm barbara walters. for all of us at abc news and i'm barbara walters. for all of us at abc news and "20/20," have a good night. volunteering is kind. ...is caring. ...is beautiful. volunteering builds a better community. ♪ the time is now . >>> it's 11:00, do you know where your children are? >> now, abc 2news at 11. many. >> snow in the forecast but how much? we are tracking winter weather with maryland's most powerful radar. >> new information in the murder of a second patient at a state mental hospital in a week. >> and later getting rid of your traditional paper receipt. see how some companies are switching to digital for a record of your purchase. the news starts right now. >> grab an extra blanket, it's cold outside and we could have snow in 24 hours, hello. here say live look over downtown baltimore tonight, might be white stuff all over the ground by this time tomorrow night. we are trying to figure out what to expect. we went to wyatt. >> you know this is one of those highley unusual late october storms and it's going to depend where you are watching
ABC
Oct 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, mork. this morning, october blast. it is not a trick. and for many of us, not a treat. a monster storm barreling up into the northeast this morning, with the biggest and earliest snowfall in more than a century. major cities in the crosshairs, as we head into a white halloween. >>> true survival. after six, long days lost in the wilderness, an 8-year-old autistic boy is found alive. no food and temperatures near freezing. how did he survive so long, all alone? >>> desperate decision. a mother's worst fear realized. trapped by a fire. she's forced to drop her two, young children out of a third floor window the neighbors below. how did she work up the courage to do this? she's going to talk with us exclusively this morning. >>> and miracle pup. they tried to put him down but he survived. how did little daniel the dog cheat death? we'll meet him live right here in our studio this morning. >>> and we've got him live with us in the studio this morning. this is a huge get for us. daniel the dog. there he is. he's got a sweater on, looking chipper. >> looking very much
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2011 2:00am PDT
want us to take away reading this book? we are fixated on figuring out who the samurai is we have ideas and we are trying to deconstruct the attributes of a samurai. in your opinion what would be useful for us to think about or focus on as we finish the book. we are a third of the way through it. >> one of those kind of questions [laughter]. i will tell you about an e mail i got this entire high school on the east coast is reading the samurai's garden. i started to get 30 e mails. they discovered through the website an e mail which would come directly tow me. i started to figure it out when all the questions were the same. they -- it was the questions which they had to write their essay on. one young woman wrote me and said, i don't know if i have time to read the book can you tell me who the samurai is and where the garredin is? [laughter]. i thought these kids are going to be okay. you know this is our generation coming up. i wrote her and said, you know, read the book. i think for me, because i think every book is a learning process for me. in terms of my culture because i am t
NBC
Oct 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
lessons. >> what are they doing to keep drivers safe? sheldon dutes has some answers for us. >> we think of snow 24-seven, 365 days a year. >> so when the forecast called for snow today, they said they were ready to go. >> we made sure if leaves were blocking drainage, it would not pile up and cause ice to form. >> if it doesn't storm, the system could cause rain which would make roads slick. that's why officials are asking drivers to slow down and allow plenty of time for their destinations. >> not a hunker down stay-at-home storm, but it is a be cautious storm. >> spokesman rob gould says the utility has been taking stock of resources and devising plans in case there are power outages in the area. the biggest concern is all the fall foliage. >> if you have a scenario with heavy, wet snow sitting on top of heavily treed canopies, that could bring the degrees down and cause outages. >> no one has a crystal ball. most folks aren't letting the threat of a storm ruin weekend plans. >> i think it is going to melt. >> i figure if we get anything, it won't be enough to worry about. >> no
CNN
Oct 29, 2011 4:00pm PDT
human smoke machine who provided us with our smoke screen. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> leave it to jeanne. thanks very much for watching. i'm wolf blitzer. join us weekdays in the situation room from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. eastern. every saturday at 6:00 p.m. eastern. and at this time every weekend on cnn international. the news continues next. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> top of the hour, thanks for joining us. the last week of october feels a lot like the depths of winter for millions of people tonight. you're lucky if you're at home and be out in it. snow is falling from the mid-atlantic states through the northeast. and the winter, well, the winter-like blast, i should say, is causing all kinds of problems. snarling air travel and knocking out power to thousands of people. we're on top of all this for you. cnn reporters and anchors out in forceful our weather anchor chad smirs in pennsylvania. and standing by in the severe weather center. we want to start with our meteorologist out in the field. i spoke to you a little while ago. is it still snowing? >> reporter: it's s
NBC
Oct 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
taste of winter before halloween. a powerful storm moves into our area, brings us snow and sleet in october. thanks for starting your weekend with us. >> welcome to news 4 today on this saturday, october 29th. . >>> as we speak, parts of our area are getting blanketed with snow. >> bizarre. >> while the roads may be too warm for roads to stick, the storm could knock out power to tens of thousands of people across the region. we'll go to the weather center where meteorologist chuck bell is getting up to the minute updates. we're getting our first taste of snow. >>> we certainly are. no smoke plaks reported around the immediate washington area. there are snowflakes in western part of frederick county. upper montgomery county, a changeover from rain to snow. the higher terrain not far north and west of town that's where the snow flakes are starting to mix in and take over in some place now. almost an inch of rain down in the southern parts of the shan doa valley. temperatures right now in the very cold 30s all across the area. cloudy skies, rain falling in washington. 39 degrees at nat
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 7:00am PDT
, they just sit on the money. but if others start loading us money, they will start lining people money also. thank you and i am glad you held the hearing. i look forward to but i think we should also move to have a state bank to do the same thing because we're not just hurting in the municipalities, we are hurting all over the state. thank you. [applause] supervisor avalos: i think i didn't recognize -- we have a new alarm -- when your comments and, i don't think i heard the last ding. >> i am an independent certified public accountant and i am the treasury -- treasurer of the green party of california. i have a couple of questions. the legislative analyst said we could only put to under $50,000 in any one bank because -- to put $250,000 in 81 bank -- in any one bank. i presume we have this large amount of money in bank up matt -- bank of america because they're so big they could not go under, but i read the business section every day and they talk about how bank of america may go under. so i am unclear on why that standard would only apply to small banks and credit unions. my other th
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2011 5:00am PDT
to speak with us. >> so, we do not get an interview? >> it is a conspiracy of silence. the textile industry in cambodia will a great deal of power. [applause] >> come down in singapore. the latest h&m store has opened, and even the staff seems overjoyed. the h&m manager for asia has brought gifts along -- a voucher for the first five customers worth 200 u.s. dollars, over three times the amount of a salary for a textile worker in cambodia. we soon find a clothing. even though h&m says it follows a code of conduct for labor conditions. >> we have been looking into why this is happening. this is a moment we are investigating. >> so, the investigation is going on right now? >> the investigation is going on right now. yes. >> as the better factories program is also financed by major companies, it is no surprise to take a hands-off approach. >> it is about the working conditions. at the end of the day, it is the responsibility of the factory to look into the working conditions and to comply with a loss. >> 350,000 people work for the textile industry in cambodia, selling garments for co
ABC
Oct 29, 2011 6:00am PDT
public relations consultant sam singer. he tells us it is all a big unfortunate mistake. >> she was planning to do too many things at the same time. she had several cell phones, she went down to have a snack at the cafe there. she failed to go back to purchase the items, stepped outside the door, realized something was wrong, but before she had the opportunity to go back and correct her own mistake, security was there. >> he said his client would speak to us, but she hasn't responded so far. she posted $15,000 bail sunday and pleaded not guilty before a san francisco judge thursday afternoon. ironically the assemblywoman is married to alameda county superior court judge dennis hayashi. in san francisco, abc7 news. >> state finance director is facing a dui charge after being stopped on suspicion of drunk driving in sacramento friday night. -- thursday night. she is a top advisor to governor brown. she took responsibility for the incident. she said her actions were reckless and irresponsible. and there was no excuse for it. she said she called the governor to apologize. >>> for a seco
NBC
Oct 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
first arrived, he was looking at us. he was surprisingly cooperative with all of the evaluations that we're performing. and as i said when he first saw his mother he looked at her and smiled. that was very heartwarming. >> reporter: about 6,000 people took part in the search. some gathered near the scene afterward to give thanks for the outcome. >> it was tough going. we had a lot behind us. we had a lot in front of us. we had a lot, but god was with us all the way. >> reporter: robert's father released a statement. robert is a very strong and determined little boy. we never gave hope that he would come home safe. thank you so much everybody. robert is home. robert wood junior will remain here at vcu medical center for another few days and then it is home to his nice warm bed. >>> amazing to see that story had such a happy ending. >> and they had so many people who wanted to volunteer and help with that search. they had to turn some people away. it looks like the people they had out there had some great eyes. >>> it is 9:80 right now. thousands of people are at freedom plaza where aid
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 4:30am PDT
people. if we're having a particular, you know, using it in the platform. the fourth thing, and this is something that our new director is emphasizing and has pushed for us to move faster across the board on, is getting delay information up on the website. we started a program now what twitter to get real-time information to people. so one of the things that we all believe is that in a system like ours, there will be daily challenges, given the nature of the system. but to the extent we can manage through them, part of it has to be the information to the public. this is something that you as a body had been very consistent in demanding that we do it, and we're doing our best to improve in all these areas. just a quick overview of some of the things that we're doing on a regular basis. we have talked about the line management center. it is our first opportunity, and we have been using it about a year now to manage the system on a real-time basis so that we can see what is going on, make adjustments. we mentioned that we have accelerated the hiring and training of operators. one of the
KRON
Oct 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
attended the news conference and he joins us live from oakland tonight with the details. >>reporter: despite what happened last night mayor quan is adamant about speaking with the protesters. take a look at them behind me, one says they will maintain a minimal police presence. she says this has turned into a complex situation and she wants the plaza to remain peaceful. the mayor still does not want the protesters camping out in front of city hall. first to hear from the men and in the city administrator carol boyd. >> i heard it in the camp last night that we wanted to support the movement on the of--the other hand you want to keep people safe. so when we moved it is on a day-to- day basis in the day to day accessment. >> last night we issued ground rules for the plaza. we have certain requirements certain minimal standards to maintain public health and safety. that has been one of our main concern to all along. these primarily are fire safety we have to have access to the public safety personnel to address medical emergencies, fire emergencies, we need to have police able to patrol
MSNBC
Oct 28, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. thanks for being with us. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >>> good evening, americans. and welcome to "the ed show" tonight from new york. americans are out in the street and corporate america has never had it better. tonight, a classic story of corporate greed that i think america needs to see. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >>> whirlpool presents a powerful way to clean. >> tonight, the whirlpool disaster. 5,000 middle classers are out of a job because of corporate greed and a lack of effort by republicans in washington. i'll talk to vermont senator bernie sanders on the latest kick in the teeth for the american middle class. >>> leave now or you are subject to arrest. >> the 99% movement is getting bigger. tonight there are more protests and more arrests. we'll ask michael eric dyson where the movement is headed. >>> you are from what part of indiana? >> it's southern indiana. it's the first -- >> is that? >> four obama campaign donors want a chance for dinner with barack. last night they ate with the president. tonight they'll tell me what he said. you w
CBS
Oct 29, 2011 8:00am EDT
england. cbs news correspondent whit johnson has the pleasure of joining us right now. we hope it's better where you are. >> just lovely. washington, d.c. is a number of places up and down the east coast that will see temperatures drop throughout the course of the day turning this rain into snow and not what most people were expecting this time of year leaving some to wonder if it's a sign of what is to come. this weekend may feel more like christmas than the eve of halloween. snow making early appearance this year may break decades old records for october. >> i was a little surprised to find out that i had to brush off the car. >> this is more of a biting cold. more to the bone. >> reporter: as the massive storm crawls up the east coast, massachusetts is likely to be the hardest hit with a foot of snow and pennsylvania 6 to 10 inches and snow is predicted for new york and as far south as washington, d.c. >> the storm is very unusual because we don't see snowstorms this big in october very often. >> reporter: it's the same storm that dumped over a foot on colorado 9 inches on wyomin
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2011 4:30am PDT
communication and many of the movements were -- they were used in the dances that we have today. >> (speaking spanish). >> this movement -- >> span spanish. >> are >> >> (speaking spanish). >> are here and it means soul. >> (speaking spanish). >> and when we go to move our bodies -- >> (speaking spanish). >> they mean the essence. >> (speaking spanish). >> when they go to work the earth -- >> (speaking spanish). >> is the contact with our mother nature. >>nature -- >> (speaking spanish). >> that will live us food, take care of us and receive us before we die. >> (speaking spanish). >> we also have this and movement of work. >> (speaking spanish). >> or conversation. >> (speaking spanish). >> which is the key to receive love. >> (speaking spanish). >> and all these type of movements were followed by this style of dance with its own co n coring on gravy. >> >> (speaking spanish) (music). (applause). >> can you play the music please? >> i want to dance with everybody. >> well, he's not there. (music). >> okay do you have any questions? we need to have some minutes and would like to answer some q
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2011 10:00pm PDT
debts, create greater trade between us, tackling all of that, and always in the back up our mind keep in focus what more can we do to make sure women contribute to those results, we will see progress, and we will be in the lead and not only serving -- not only asserting what we think should be done, but in measuring and tracking how well we are doing. so i thank you for gathering here in san francisco, mindful that we're on a long journey together. i look out and i see friends from across the region, representing countries that have been so amazing in the progress that you have made in the last 50 years, even in the last 30 years. it will take time. it will take our concerted effort. but i am convinced that if we come into pursuing the promise of this participation age and unleashing and harnessing the economic potential of women, we will see a new and better future. that is why i am honored to be here representing the people of the united states, bearing witness to what begins right here in san francisco, on september 16, 2011. this is the beginning of a very promising future for us
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2011 4:00pm PDT
the ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. please be advised that the chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person responsible for the ringing of or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound producing electronic device. please be advised a member of the public has up to three minutes to make art and public comments on each agenda item. item number 7, the executive director's report. >> thank you so much with a great turnout today. i have a number of things, happy and sad, on the agenda today. first, i want to start out with terrific news about the port -- copra crane project. we have long had a goal of saving and refurbishing the copra crane. it is located between the third street bridge and the 280 extension. for those of you that can see very well, it looks like this. the significance of the copra crane is that it was the last hand operated piece of equipment used for cargo. as you can imagine, it was built too long ago to remember. it has been in a somewhat tenuous phy
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